Was educated as stage manager. She worked as an actress in the Kiev theater mime and gesture, as announcer on Ukrainian television, and as producer of television and radio. The longest period of time she worked as leading announcer of the Ukrainian radio news programs. In March 2009, she was awarded with the title of Honored Artist of Ukraine.
In May 2014 Olena Zakharevych became a member of Artistic Staff of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine as a master of declamation.
She is fond of theater, music, poetry.